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PhD/MSc Alumni

2001

Steven (Xiaogang) Wang

Thesis Title: Maximum Weighted Likelihood Estimation
Supervisor: James V. Zidek
Program: Ph.D.
First Position: Post-doctoral Fellow Department of Statistics, UBC
Current Position: Associate Professor Dept of Math & Statistics, York U

Dana Aeschliman

Thesis Title: Survival Data Analysis of Patients with Neurofibromatosis (NF2)
Supervisor: Harry Joe
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Statistician, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC
Current Position: Research assistant, Dept of Statistics, UBC

Jerome Asselin

Thesis Title: Bayesian Analysis of the Dynamic Hierarchical Model with Application to a Changepoint Problem
Supervisor: James V. Zidek
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Statistician, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC

Lee Er

Thesis Title: Assessing Informative Drop-out in Models for Repeated Binary Data
Supervisor: John Petkau
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Statistical Analyst, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC

Mahbub-ul Latif

Thesis Title: A Comparison of Methods for Multivariate Familial Binary Responses
Supervisor: Harry Joe
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Ph.D. student Dept. of Statistics, UBC
Current Position: Assistant professor, Institute of Statistical Research and Training, University of Dhaka, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh

Mark Robinson

Thesis Title: Priors for Bayesian Neural Networks
Supervisor: Paul Gustafson
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Statistician, Best Institute, University of Toronto
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Institute of Molecular Life Sciences, University of Zurich

Sijin Wen

Thesis Title: Markov Chain Monte Carlo Algorithm Comparisons
Supervisor: Paul Gustafson
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Statistical Analyst, Department of Biostatistics, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Centre, USA

2000

Matías Salibián-Barrera

Thesis Title: Contribution to the Theory of Robust Inference
Supervisor: Ruben H. Zamar
Program: Ph.D.
First Position: Post-doctoral Teaching Fellow, UBC
Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, UBC

Hubert Wong

Thesis Title: Small Sample Improvement over Bayes Prediction under Model Uncertainty
Supervisor: Bertrand Clarke
Program: Ph.D.
First Position: Senior Statistician, Canadian HIV Trials Network, St. Paul's Hospital
Current Position: Associate Professor, Health Care and Epidemiology, UBC

Dieter Ayers

Thesis Title: Statistical Methods for Assessing Habitat Preferences
Supervisor: James V. Zidek
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Consultant, University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George
Current Position: Surveillance Biostatistician, Population and Publish Health, Provincial Health Services Authority

Jochenn Brumm

Thesis Title: Models for Two-state Disease Processes with Applications to Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis
Supervisor: John Petkau
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Statistical Consultant, SCARL, UBC
Current Position: Statistician in Early Clinical Development, Roche in Basel, Switzerland

Nathan Johnson

Thesis Title: Expanding the Capabilities of Bayesian Regression with Interactions and Smooth Effects
Supervisor: Paul Gustafson
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Statistician, Canadian HIV Trials Network, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC

Refik Saskin

Thesis Title: Case-control Studies with Misclassified Exposure: A Bayesian Approach
Supervisor: Paul Gustafson
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Biostatistican, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario

Ryan Woods

Thesis Title: Models for the Development of Tumours in Neurofibromatosis 2
Supervisor: Harry Joe
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Statistician, Canadian HIV Trials Network, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC

1999

Renjun Ma

Thesis Title: An Orthodox BLUP Approach to Generalized Linear Mixed Models
Supervisor: Bent Jorgensen
Program: Ph.D.
First Position: Post-doctoral Fellow, Dept. of Epidemiology & Community Medicine, University of Ottawa
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB

Fatemah Alqallaf

Thesis Title: Bayesian Cross-Validation Choice and Assessment of Statistical Models
Supervisor: Paul Gustafson
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Ph.D. student, Institute of Applied Mathematics, UBC

Keith Chan

Thesis Title: A Semi Markov Model for Mammographic Detection of Breast Cancer
Supervisor: Andrew Coldman
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Biostatistician, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC

Kelly Kwok

Thesis Title: Dynamic Modelling for Foreign Exchange Rates
Supervisor: Juxin Liu
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Statistican, Equity Security Department in Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC).

Alexander Smith

Thesis Title: Design Strategies for Repeated MRI Scanning in Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Trials
Supervisor: John Petkau
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Research Biostatistician, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Huiying Sun

Thesis Title: Log Hazard Regression
Supervisor: Nancy E. Heckman
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Statistical Analyst, Department of Health Care & Epidemiology, UBC

Ryan Wai Tse

Thesis Title: Extension of the VaR Approach to Portfolio Selection with Non-normal Returns
Supervisor: Juxin Liu
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Statistical Analyst, Workers' Compensation Board, Richmond, BC

Marc Vallee

Thesis Title: A Bayesian Approach to Case-Control Studies with Errors in the Covariates
Supervisor: Paul Gustafson
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Programmer Statistician, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC
Current Position: Biostatistician, Center for Biostatistics in AIDS Research, Harvard School of Public Health

1998

Jaroslaw Harezlak

Thesis Title: Bump Hunting in Regression Revisited
Supervisor: Nancy E. Heckman
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Biostatistician, Dept. of Medicine at Indiana University & Purdue University (IUPUI) in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A.
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Biostatistics, Indiana University, Dept of Medicine

Kathy (Huiqing) Li

Thesis Title: Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Ambient Hourly PM10 in Vancouver
Supervisor: James V. Zidek
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Statistician, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC

Jeevanantham Rajeswaran

Thesis Title: Some Statistical Properties of Multivariate Proper Dispersion Models
Supervisor: Bent Jorgensen
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Statistical Analyst, Dept. of Health Care & Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
Current Position: Senior Biostatistician, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA

Robert St-Aubin

Thesis Title: Smoothing Parameter Selection when Errors are Correlated and Application to Ozone Data
Supervisor: Nancy E. Heckman
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Ph.D. student in Computer Science, UBC

1997

Sonia Mazzi

Thesis Title: The Model Based Approach to Smoothing
Supervisor: Piet de jong
Program: Ph.D.
First Position: Lecturer, Dept. of Economics, University of Hull, England
Current Position: Lecturer, Dept. of Mathematics, University of York, England

Ao Yuan

Thesis Title: A Minimally Informative Likelihood Approach to Bayesian Inference and Decision Analysis
Supervisor: Bertrand Clarke
Program: Ph.D.
First Position: Post-doctoral Fellow, Statistics Research Lab, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
Current Position: Research Fellow, National Human Genome Center, Howard University, Washington, DC

Billy Ching

Thesis Title: Analysis of Longitudinal Data of Mixed Types using a State Space Model Approach
Supervisor: Bent Jorgensen
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Demonstrator / instructor, University of Hong Kong

Yulia Dyachkova

Thesis Title: Analysis of Longitudinal Data from the Betaseron Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Trial
Supervisor: John Petkau
Program: M.Sc.
First Position: Statistical Analyst, Department of Pathology, Pulmonary Research Lab, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC

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